Something to brag about

Posted on April 8th, 2014 by

Today is a good day to brag a bit. With the SUN ‘n FUN International Fly-In and Expo in the rearview mirror, it’s a great time to celebrate where we are as an industry, because there is a lot going... Continue Reading →


Harrier jet to fly at Vectren Dayton Air Show

Posted on April 8th, 2014 by

DAYTON, OHIO — A U.S. Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier will show off its gravity-defying vertical flight capability at the 2014 Vectren Dayton Air Show June 28-29 at Dayton International Airport. Continue Reading →

Bye Aerospace, PC Aero to Announce New Initiative

Posted on April 7th, 2014 by

Bye Aerospace and PC Aero will announce a new initiative during a joint presentation by George E. Bye and Calin Gologan on April 25 during the 8th Annual CAFE Electric Aircraft Symposium in Santa Rosa, Calif. Continue Reading →

Celebrating 40 years of great times and great people

Posted on April 6th, 2014 by

“In the uniquely different manner the event is managed, there is the freedom to explore and innovate by any volunteer.” That’s how Karl “Bud” Davidson begins his recounting of SUN ‘n FUN’s 40 years in a new book, “Unfreeze Your... Continue Reading →

Too big for one airport

Posted on April 6th, 2014 by

Thousands of spectators stream through the gates to SUN ‘n FUN each day. They come from down the street and around the world. When they step onto the grounds they encounter hundreds of aircraft of all shapes and sizes. Flying... Continue Reading →

Twin Bee donated to flight school

Posted on April 5th, 2014 by

By JONI M. FISHER Earlier the week at SUN ’n FUN, Roger and Jeanette Glazer of Newport Beach, Calif., donated a Twin Bee seaplane (N123BR) to the Vermont Flight Academy. Continue Reading →

New Jersey Aviation Conference set

Posted on April 4th, 2014 by

SOMERSET, N.J. — The Mid-Atlantic Aviation Coalition (MAAC) will hold the 19th Annual New Jersey Aviation Conference May 2-3. Featuring a new and expanded format, the conference combines a traditional symposium with a unique ground school session. Continue Reading →

Think Global Flight June 3

Think Global Flight takes off today

Posted on April 3rd, 2014 by

Think Global Flight embarked from SUN ’n FUN today on its epic world flight to promote education around the world. Continue Reading →


The fun rating

Posted on April 3rd, 2014 by

By JONI M. FISHER Known as the fun rating, seaplane flying has an adventurous allure. Seaplane pilots venture into hard-to-reach places, such as villages in Alaska, fishing spots in Canada, Florida swamps, Amazon rivers, small bays, and Caribbean islands. The... Continue Reading →

The circus is more than just a circus

Posted on April 1st, 2014 by

It’s an American tradition that continues unabated, thank goodness. Kids start smiling a little wider in the weeks before the big day. Neighborhood dogs pick up on the excitement, wagging their tails with abandon. Moms and dads prepare for days... Continue Reading →